Bike

Innsbruck has set itself the goal of significantly strengthening cycling in everyday life and achieving a 20 percent share in the choice of mode of transport.

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Cycling Master Plan 2030

With the Master Plan Cycling 2030, which was adopted by the municipal council of the state capital in November 2020, an ambitious and multifaceted program of measures was created. In the three fields of action infrastructure, safety and awareness, a comprehensive increase in quality is targeted. The core of the state capital's cycling strategy is the expansion and improvement of the network of cycle paths.

How many cyclists are on the road in Innsbruck?

The live figures from Innsbruck's bike counting stations provide insight into the number of cyclists in the state capital.

Are there bicycles for rent in Innsbruck?

The Stadtrad Innsbruck rental system has become a fixture in Innsbruck's streetscape. The station-based rental bike system allows the flexible use of city bikes as well as cargo bikes. In year-round operation, the bikes are offered 24 hours a day in the Innsbruck valley floor at favorable rates. The bicycles can be borrowed and returned by the users via smart phone application, telephone voice dialog system and call center.

How do I find bike paths and MTB routes in Innsbruck?

The right route for individual cycling needs is offered by the Radrouting Tirol. The tool finds MTB routes, single trails, bike paths and road bike routes for different needs. The inner-city bike path network is also taken into account in the routing. Radrouting Tirol therefore offers the optimal route on the mountain and in the city. More than 700 officially approved routes are covered, plus route descriptions, difficulty levels, riding times, gpx tracks and extensive image material for each route.

What is "Tirol radelt"?

Tirol radelt is not about speed or best performances, but about the fun of cycling. Those who register and cycle at least 100 km during the competition period will be entered into a draw to win high-quality prizes. Whether it's to the grocery store, to work, to the sports field or up the mountain - every kilometer on your bike counts! All of Austria is cycling and Tyrol is cycling along.

Are there any subsidies for cycling?

Subsidies are available from both the federal government and the state.

Federal subsidies

Within the framework of the klimaaktiv funding program, various measures related to cycling and mobility management are funded, such as the construction of high-speed cycling connections, the retrofitting of bicycle parking facilities, or the purchase of e-transport bicycles. Details on the funding program can be found on the klimaaktiv website.

State subsidies

Funding is available for the construction of supra-regional cycle paths, as well as for planning, concepts and investment costs for climate-friendly and sustainable mobility projects, see: Funding for mobility projects.

Is there an interest group for cyclists?

The Radlobby Tirol takes care of the concerns of all people who like to get around by bike. They are the voice of all those who use or want to use the bicycle as a means of transport or for leisure. At the federal level, in the provinces, cities and municipalities, they politically advocate for cyclists, lead campaigns, organize cycling events, bike exchanges, bike tours and bike courses. The goal of the bicycle lobby is to make cycling in Tyrol safer and more comfortable for everyone. After all, people who get around by bike are healthy on the road, save money and at the same time contribute to a more livable city for everyone. Cycling is always part of the solution - cycle with us!

You can also find extensive information about cycling on the following websites:

Where can I go with concerns about cycling?

If you have any questions, please contact the Service Unit Road Administration - Pedestrian and bicycle coordination You can also contact the city of Innsbruck with your concerns at any time via the portal Bürgermeldungen.

Last updated 06.12.2022